The Drums Join Florence And The Machine On Tour

January 29, 2010 by  

Indie pop next big thing types The Drums have made a couple of interesting announcements today.

Firstly, the first single from The Drums’ as yet untitled debut album, will be brand new track ‘Best Friend’ and will be Released on April 5th through Moshi Moshi/Island Records.

But more importantly The Drums have announced they will be the special guests on Florence and the Machine’s May UK tour.

The Drums will join Florence and The Machine on the following dates:

02-May – Dublin, Olympia Theatre
03-May – Dublin, Olympia Theatre
05-May – Edinburgh, Corn Exchange
06-May – Edinburgh, Corn Exchange
07-May – Blackpool, Empress Ballroom
09-May – Blackpool, Empress Ballroom
10-May – Wolverhampton, Civic Theatre
11-May – Wolverhampton, Civic Theatre
13-May – London, HMV Hammersmith Apollo
14-May – London, HMV Hammersmith Apollo
15-May – London, HMV Hammersmith Apollo

The Drums also set out on the NME Awards Tour next week, playing alongside The Maccabees, Bombay Bicycle Club and The Big Pink.

NME Awards Tour dates

Thursday 4th February – Newcastle O2 Academy
Friday 5th February – Glasgow Barrowland
Saturday 6th February – Manchester Academy
Sunday 7th February – Leeds O2 Academy
Tuesday 9th February – Nottingham Rock City
Wednesday 10th February – Norwich UEA
Thursday 11th February – Birmingham O2 Academy
Saturday 13th February – Cardiff University
Sunday 14th February – Bristol O2 Academy
Monday 15th February – Brighton Dome
Tuesday 16th February – Bournemouth O2 Academy
Thursday 18th February – Portsmouth Pyramid / Portsmouth Guildhall
Friday 19th February – Cambridge Corn Exchange
Saturday 20th February – Brixton O2 Academy
Mon 22nd Feb – Southampton Talking Heads (headline show)
Tue 23rd Feb – Oxford Academy 2 (headline show)